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Wed, 11/09/2022 - 10:02am
Welcome to Victória Lane Silva! This is her first semester teaching Portuguese to UGA students as a Fulbright Foreign Language Teaching Assistant (FTLA) in the Department of Romance Languages. She shares her reflections on the importance of language learning and culture: My name is Victória Lane Silva, and I am from Salvador, Bahia — the first capital of Brazil and a study abroad destination for current UGA students who are learning Portuguese…
Thu, 10/06/2022 - 12:11pm
Cecília Paiva Ximenes Rodrigues and Cris Lira have edited a bilingual collection in Portuguese and English of Brazilian women's poetry. Raízes: Brazilian Women Poets in Translation, published by Venas Abiertas, brings together poems by forty-seven Brazilian writers of different identities and reveals the power of a new literature built from plural experiences and perspectives. The book was conceived and edited by Rodrigues and Lira, in…
Mon, 08/15/2022 - 7:06pm
João Pedro is a Fulbright Teaching Assistant of Portuguese at UGA for the year of 2022-2023. He holds a Teaching Degree in Languages (Portuguese and English) from the Federal University of Mato Grosso do Sul and an MA in Language and Literature from the Sao Paulo State University. He began to teach languages in 2015 and has continued to do so ever since through university projects, language schools, and online platforms. His interests include…
Mon, 08/15/2022 - 7:02pm
Victória Lane Silva is the daughter of Joanai and Jocemir, and the sister of Jaci and João. She is from Salvador – Bahia. Passionate for literature and TV shows. She is an English and Portuguese teacher, translator, copy editor and proofreader. Victória holds a B.A in Portuguese and English language from the Federal University of Bahia (UFBA) and she is a researcher in the research group Traduzindo no Atlântico Negro (Translating in the Black…
Sat, 08/13/2022 - 5:42pm
M.A. in Linguistics from the Post-Graduate Program in Letters and Linguistics and a B.A. in Languages and Literatures - Portuguese, both from the Federal University of Goiás (UFG). Specialist in Proofreading (PUC-Minas). He was Adjunct Lecturer for the Pedagogy Major at the Faculty of Education at UFG and for the Portuguese Language and History Majors at the Federal Institute of Goiás. He was a Fulbright fellow as Teaching Assistant of…
Sat, 08/13/2022 - 5:36pm
Lívia Duarte was born and raised in Espírito Santo, Brazil. She has a B.A. in English Language and Literature from the University of Espírito Santo (UFES), in Brazil. Currently a Romance Languages M.A. student at the University of Georgia. Her main research interests include fantastic literature, the construction of Brazilian national identities, and children's literature.
Sat, 08/13/2022 - 5:32pm
Vírning Moizinho is a Master's student in Romance Languages at the University of Georgia, and was a Fulbright FLTA at the United States Military Academy at West Point. In Brazil, Vírning taught sociolinguistics to indigenous Brazilians at the University of Brasília, and worked as Special Projects Coordinator for Fundação CAPES/CNPq. His areas of research include literary records of systematic exploitation and oppression in Luso-Latin works.
Sat, 08/13/2022 - 5:29pm
Ivo has experience in Second Language Acquisition, Linguistics, and Literature. Born and raised in the Brazilian Amazon, he is interested in Indigenous Literature and Folklore and the representation of shamanism in Brazilian Literature. Ivo has also taught Portuguese as a  Fulbright FLTA at Yale university (2019 - 2020).
Sat, 08/13/2022 - 5:11pm
Sat, 08/13/2022 - 5:08pm
Elisa Braga has a B.A. and a Teaching Licensure in English from the Federal University of Minas Gerais (UFMG), in Brazil. They are currently a Master's Student at the University of Georgia, with a focus on Brazilian literature. Their research interests include coming of age literature, Young Adult literature, gender and sexuality studies, and literature by Latino writers and immigrants. They wish to explore the ways in which identity is shaped,…

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